“Ahh, the wide almond groves in full white flower
Stunning in the morning sun.
Old naked Winter in his garb of grays and browns has run.
Forsythia blooms come and go in the blink of a yellow Eye,
Then, suddenly, mysteriously, Green erupts; and we sigh.”
– Michael P. Garofalo, Cuttings
Luxury Moment Style Edit
Oh how the coming of Spring awakens the soul. The appearance of flowers, fresh greenery and the bursting abundance that Spring brings. The sweet scent of flowers drifts on the spring breeze. The days get longer and the warm sunshine returns. Imagine the day is a quintessentially perfect spring experience, and you’re off to enjoy a fabulous spring lunch.
Pictured from top to bottom, left to right:
Fortnum & Mason Enchanted Bloom, 28 Stems: This beautiful bouquet is made up of a mix of pastel garden roses, hand-tied with mint, lavender flowers and Senecio. The fragrant combination of roses and herbs leaves an intoxicating perfume. https://www.fortnumandmason.com/
Salvatore Ferragamo Leather Laterina Slingback Pumps 70: These lovely shoes are made of supple Italian leather, easily functional for work and out for the evening. The feminine details of a gold-tone buckle and grosgrain bow, and mid-height heel give you lift, and comfort. www.harrods.com
Guerlain Spring KissKiss LoveLove Lipstick #573: Sweet for spring, lipstick in the form of a heart to both to shape lips and hug the cupid’s bow. In an exclusive pink case with rainbow accents this lipstick offers the perfect blend of colour and luminosity, flawless coverage and a vibrant, satiny finish with impeccable hold. The formula is enriched with plumping hyaluronic acid spheres, mango butter for moisture and Commiphora oil to smooth the lip surface. www.guerlain.com
Valentino Lurex Lace Dress: A charming mini dress with a flattering empire line and made from delicate floral lace, finished with shimmering lurex accents, the fit-and-flare silhouette softened by scalloped edges, eyelash trims and semi-sheer sleeves to complete this feminine dress made with characteristic Valentino flare. www.harrods.com
Miranda Kerr for Royal Albert Friendship Teapot (1.25L): This teapot is part of the Friendship collection by Miranda Kerr; a feminine collection of fine bone china teaware inspired by Miranda’s love for peonies and butterflies. Set on a white background that provides the perfect canvas for the blooms and butterflies to pop. www.royalalbert.com
Paloma Picasso® Olive Leaf Pearl Ring: Pretty ring of sculpted leaves in 18k gold, a design with which Paloma Picasso honors the olive branch, a symbol of peace and abundance. www.tiffany.co.uk
Gucci Mini Marmont Cross Body Bag: Made in miniature form and crafted from leather, the Gucci Marmont matelassé design made in Italy is suspended from a chain shoulder strap decorated with an antique gold-tone GG logo adorning the flap front, and adorned with a love heart stitched to the reverse. www.harrods.com
Percy’s Bakery Strawberry and Almond Biscuits: Elegant and dainty delights, the box contains eight handmade, almond-flavoured biscuits by Percy, luxuriously layered with strawberry chocolate, garnished with toasted almond flakes and topped with chunks of strawberry. They include bow-tie paper tongs for clean handling. A tasty treat and a lovely gift idea. www.percysbakery.co.uk
Miranda Kerr for Royal Albert Friendship Plate (20cm): This plate is part of the Friendship collection by Miranda Kerr; a feminine collection of fine bone china inspired by Miranda’s love for peonies and butterflies. Set on a white background that provides the perfect canvas for the blooms and butterflies to pop. www.royalalbert.com
St James Eau de Nil China Teacup & Saucer: Simple, sophisticated, tasteful and elegant cup and saucer, decorated with an 18th-century-inspired Chinoiserie design depicting a tea-related moment. https://www.fortnumandmason.com/
Anna Vasily Sampa Green high tea stand in tiers: Pretty display for high tea dainty delights and a lovely backdrop for custard, tiny sandwiches, fruit, chocolate, savoury tarts. The Jade green has pearly white highlights fused in the plates. The stand is carried with the help of a bronze stem. https://www.annavasily.com.au